My Thankful List by Jean Ann Williams

  My Thankful List by Jean Ann Williams I’m thankful for my Lord and Savior Who drew me from the pit of suicide loss and remolded me to need Him for everything. I love my husband of forty-six years, and who I’ve known since I was eleven when he took me on motorcycle rides with me sitting on the tank of the bike. And, yes, after we married, we rode…

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Surrendering A Stormy Marriage by Kelly Klepfer

  It was a dark and stormy night. Not literally. The sky was clear. We could see for miles. However, the inside of the van was alive with lightning and thunder. As difficult as it is to admit, my husband and I were supposedly fighting for our family but there we were again trying to rip each other to shreds.   Let me back up and give some basic details…

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Surrendering My Food Addiction by Janet Brown

Surrendering My Food Addiction by Janet Brown The Spirit of the Lord God is upon me; because the Lord hath anointed me to preach good tidings unto the meek; he hath sent me to bind up the brokenhearted, to proclaim liberty to the captives, and the opening of the prison to them that are bound;                                    Isaiah 61:1 “to proclaim liberty to the captives” I fully understand that line, for…

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The Surrender of Life by Ginger Solomon

The Surrender of Life By Ginger Solomon   Our society sees surrender as a dirty word. But is it? Imagine for one moment: What if Mary, the mother of Jesus, had been unwilling to surrender her body to the Holy Spirit and give birth to Jesus? Not only would she have deprived the world of a Savior (well, to be honest, I think God would have chosen another maiden, but…

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Surrender to Prayer by Bruce Judisch

Being a seat-of-the–pants writer has its perks. Why? Because my characters are almost always several steps ahead of my keystrokes, often looking over their shoulders impatiently waiting for me to catch up. Little do they know the joke is on them. They don’t realize I’m writing into them my weaknesses—and, to be honest, also my strengths—just to see how they handle them in clutch situations. And I need to observe…

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A Lesson on Trust by Jennifer Slattery

Have you ever felt like God forgot about you? Like when you’re caught in an impossible situation with nowhere to go, searching for the lifeline that never seems to come? Maybe your rope got stuck in the parcel post or passed through a few too many hands along the way. But it doesn’t matter. You’re in a bind and you need God. Now. But then, when you least expect it,…

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